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  • Kennedy honored for donations, contributions to Blood Mobile

    Jackie Kennedy, center, was presented with tokens of thanks last Thursday for her 34 years of volunteer work at Wauneta Blood Mobiles and for donating nine gallons of blood over the years to the American Red Cross. Lana Skelton, left, and Janet Keiser p...
  • MOPS chapter starts out year with service project

    MOPS members brought a “bra and a buck” for “Free the Girls,” a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides job opportunities for survivors of sex trafficking, to their first meeting last Thursday, Sept. 4. The donated bras will be given to ...
  • Pheasants Forever dream of building, park now a reality

    Officers of the Southwest Nebraska Pheasants Forever, president Joel Gockley, left, and banquet chair Joe Weiss stand in front of the new building the chapter has built west of Champion as part of a planned youth memorial park. (Imperial Republican Phot...
  • Village board hears Sunrise Heights of Wauneta audit report

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Members of the Wauneta Village Board met last Wednesday to hear the audit report for Sunrise Heights of Wauneta. Marcy Luth with Almquist, Maltzahn, Galloway and Luth, the nursing home’s auditor, provided...
  • Lady Broncos open volleyball season 2-0

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze Wauneta-Palisade head volleyball coach Michelle Harchelroad was looking for some tough competition to start the season for her team. Harchelorad got her wish with a season opening 25-20, 26-24, 27-25 win at Wallac...
  • Sioux County too much for Broncos in football season opener

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze Sioux County all-stater Nathan Woodrum provided all the offense the Warriors would need Friday when Wauneta-Palisade fell 27-72 at home. With just five first half plays, Sioux County jumped out to a 44-0 lead ov...
  • Bullock auto auction draws 2,000 to Grant

    The crowd at the Bullock auto auction on Sept. 6 in Grant, gathers around a vintage car that is being sold to the highest bidder. According to the auction service, VanDerBrink Auctions, the sale brought in about 2,000 people from around North America, i...
  • Soup luncheon benefit this Sunday to offset medical, travel expenses for Cayer family

    Friends of the Cayer family are hosting a benefit luncheon Sunday (Sept. 14) to help offset the family’s medical and travel expenses after Dana, right, pictured with his family, from left, daughter Candice, wife Rose and daughter Dayna at his daughter...
  • Soup luncheon benefit this Sunday to offset medical, travel expenses for Cayer family

    Friends of the Cayer family are hosting a benefit luncheon Sunday (Sept. 14) to help offset the family’s medical and travel expenses after Dana, right, pictured with his family, from left, daughter Candice, wife Rose and daughter Dayna at his daught...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week September 9, 2004 WP school enrollment dropped by 25 students over last year, according to Wauneta-Palisade Superintendent Charles Isom. The 2004-2005 opening enrollment was 250. Five years ago enrollment stood at 317 students.. ...
  • Bringing the farm back to school

    By Elisha Smith Center for Rural Affairs Children across Nebraska are back in school, mourning the loss of summer, and probably unenthused about their school lunches. But there might be something new on the menu, thanks to a Nebraska Farm to School pil...
  • Village Board holds budget workshop for 2014-2015 fiscal year

    By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Wauneta village board members met Tuesday, Aug. 26 for a budget workshop to review a preliminary budget for the 2015 fiscal year, which starts Oct. 1, 2014, and goes through Sept. 30, 2015. Board members Ll...
  • Nebraska Kids TRUTH Campaign’s Color Me Courageous run registrations continue, sign up by Sept. 6 for t-shirt

    By Diane Stamm The Wauneta Breeze Organizers from the Nebraska Kids TRUTH Campaign are encouraging runners and walkers to get their entries in for the upcoming Imperial Color Me Courageous run. The event will be held Saturday, Sept. 27 in Camp...
  • W-P grad completing Peace Corps service in Panama

    Brennan Keiser, right, is currently serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in Nueva Estrella, Panama where he works as a sustainable agricultural systems volunteer. (Courtesy Photo)   By Sheri Hink-Wagner The Wauneta Breeze   Brennan Keiser, 2008 ...
  • How insurers’ limited provider networks restrict choice

    By Trudy Lieberman Editor’s Note: The Rural Health News Service is funded by a grant from The Commonwealth Fund and distributed through the Nebraska Press Association Foundation, the Colorado Press Association, the South Dakota Newspaper Association ...
  • Sixteen Broncos look for more on gridiron in 2014

    Wauneta-Palisade returning letterwinners are (l to r) Joseph Sramek, Brody Nordhausen, Gage Crowell (center), Chase Rathe and Chris Carl. Billy Straub is also a returning letterwinner. (Diane Stamm | The Wauneta Breeze)   By Diane Stamm The Wauneta ...
  • Despite heat, humidity, 150 finish Chase County Fair Run events

    Tony Cribelli and Al Zuege of Imperial, right, both in the 70-plus division, completed the 5K, showing the Fair Run isn’t just for the younger set. (Imperial Republican Photo)   By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican   Many of the runners in t...
  • Wauneta-Palisade area 4-Hers participate in Hayes County Fair

    Buckaroos 4-H Club members who were awarded grand champion honors and ribbons at the Hayes County Fair include from left: Reagan Skow, Ben Anderjaska and Wes Anderjaska. (Courtesy Photo)   Horse Show Senior Horse Showmanship: Grand Champion:  We...
  • Looking Back

    10 years ago this week September 2, 2004 Wauneta Methodist Church welcomed their first woman pastor, Rev. Judy Dye. Pastor Judy will serve both the Wauneta and Palisade Methodist churches. The Palisade church has had two woman ministers, serving in the...
  • Points aplenty

    Hunting seasons are kicking into gear around Nebraska. These deer seen west of Wauneta on Old Highway 6 will have to be on guard as archery season began Sept. 1. Firearm season is Nov. 15 through Nov. 23 and muzzleloader season runs from Dec. 1 to Dec. ...